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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Bolton Wanderers F.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bolton Wanderers Football Club (also known as The Trotters) are an English professional football club based in Horwich, in the Borough of Bolton, Lancashire, North West England.
Horwich (pronounced Horrich) is a town and civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton in Greater Manchester, England.
The Metropolitan borough of Bolton is a metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Bolton-Wanderers-F.C.   (1036 words)

  Bolton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bolton is a town in the Greater Manchester urban area in England, and traditionally part of Lancashire.
It is the largest settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, yet is notable for its proximity to the rugged West Pennine Moors which surround the town to the north and east.
The origins of its name (in fullness, 'Bolton-le-Moors') is generally thought to derive from the words "Bolt", a type of arrow (thought to be a reference to the role inhabitants played in the defeat of the Scots at Flodden Field in 1513) and "Tun", the Saxon word for town.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bolton   (834 words)

 Bolton - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Bolton, borough, in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, northern England, on the Croal River.
Bolton is a large town in the north-west of England.
Bolton Wanderers F.C. are an English professional football club based in Horwich, five miles from Bolton.
encarta.msn.com /Bolton.html   (186 words)

 Bolton Football -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It is the largest settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton.
Bolton was first settled in 1682 and was officially incorporated in 1738.
The Town of Bolton is on the east border of the county.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/21/bolton-football.html   (2037 words)

 CIVIC HERALDRY OF ENGLAND AND WALES-GREATER MANCHESTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Metropolitan Borough of Bolton was formed by the amalgamation of the County Borough of Bolton, the Borough of Farnworth, the Blackrod Urban District, the Horwich Urban District, the Kearsley Urban District, the Little Lever Urban District, the Turton Urban District (part) and the Westhoughton Urban District.
The Metropolitan Borough of Trafford was formed by the amalgamation of the Borough of Altrincham, the Borough of Sale, the Borough of Stretford, the Bowden Urban District, the Hale Urban District, the Urmston Urban District and the parishes of Carrington, Dunham Massey, Partington and Warburton from the Bucklow Rural District.
The crowned lion is derived from the former Wigan arms and crest and the sparrowhawk occurs in the arms of the Borough of Leigh and in the crest of the Atherton UDC, being derived from the arms of the Atherton family.
www.civicheraldry.mcmail.com /great_man.html   (1633 words)

 Council Changes Bolton Wikipedia Entry And Puts Town In Lancs (from The Bolton News)
Most of Bolton Council's edits detected by the scanner correct spelling mistakes or factual inaccuracies in profiles but the subjects of the entries changed range from The Police drummer Stuart Copeland, cannabis and capital punishment to unclean animals, McFly singer Danny Jones and the handlebar moustache.
Under the entry for Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, the sentence which read "The Metropolitan borough of Bolton is a metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England" has been altered to "The Metropolitan borough of Bolton is a metropolitan borough in Lancashire, England".
Bolton is part of Lancashire and the vast majority of local residents prefer that to being associated with Manchester.
www.theboltonnews.co.uk /mostpopular.var.1642837.mostcommented.council_changes_bolton_wikipedia_entry_and_puts_town_in_lancs.php   (3169 words)

 Metropolitan Borough of Bolton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Metropolitan borough of Bolton is a metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England.
It has a population of about 260,000 which makes it one of the largest non-cities in the United Kingdom.
The borough of Bolton covers Bolton, as well as nearby towns such as Kearsley, Farnworth, Horwich, Blackrod, Little Lever and Westhoughton together with a number of villages around the West Pennine Moors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bolton_(borough)   (125 words)

Bolton is one of the largest towns in England, with 280,000 inhabitants.
Bolton was a centre of Puritanism, and in the Civil War of the 17th Century it was a Parliamentarian outpost, surrounded by Royalist areas.
This was the third major assault against Bolton, of the 3000 local troops led by Colonel Rigby, 1500 were left dead, and 700 taken prisoner.
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 Bolton formerly in Lancashire, or Bolton-le-Moors, History of the Borough of Bolton in Greater Manchester
However, Bolton is best known for its industrial heritage, its inventiveness and its cotton manufacturing and thereby to the establishment of Bolton as one of many Lancashire's mill towns that led the way in the Industrial Revolution.
After the Norman Conquest of Britain, Bolton was given by William the Conqueror in 1067 to Roger de Pitou, whose family, the Montgomerys, held it until 1200 when it passed by marriage to the Earl of Derby.
Bolton Borough is made up of eight towns : Farnworth, Kearsley, Blackrod, Little Lever, Westhoughton, Horwich, South Turton and Bolton; presently it has a population of around 261,000 and covers an area of some 54 square miles - 93,000 people presently work in the borough.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /towns/bolton1.html   (854 words)

 Bolton Museums - Local Authority Records
Bolton Metropolitan Borough was established by the Local Government Act, 1972, with effect from 1st April 1974.
The town of Bolton or Bolton-le-Moors was granted a borough charter by William de Ferrars, Earl of Derby, in 1253.
Before 1838 in the case of the Borough of Bolton and before 1974 in the case of other areas of the Metropolitan Borough, many aspects of local government administration were the responsibility of  Lancashire County Council and its predecessor authority, the Lancashire Courts of Quarter and Annual General Sessions.
www.boltonmuseums.org.uk /bolton-archives/archives-indexes/local-authority-records   (2496 words)

 GENUKI: Bolton, Lancashire genealogy
BOLTON-LE-MOORS, a parish in the districts of Bolton, Wigan, and Chorley, Lancashire.
For probate purposes prior to 1858, Bolton was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester.
Bolton and District Family History Society, is a branch of the Manchester & Lancashire FHS.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/LAN/Bolton   (742 words)

 Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council
Bolton Council has approved plans for the development of a £12m Alastair Ross Health Centre in Fold Lane by the end of next year, the first of a series of new centres due to be built by 2013.
Bolton Council is to consider plans from the Williams Group for the development of a new £10m BMW and Mini car dealership in Raikes Lane, and 110 staff will relocate from the existing site.
Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council is to consider plans from Trinity Investments for a £100m retail-led project to revitalise the town centre, including a new department store and 30 shops in a covered street.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /bol53029.htm   (267 words)

 Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council v (1) Municipal Mutual Insurance Limited (2) Commercial Union Assurance Company ...
Due to the negligence of Bolton MBC Mr Green was exposed to asbestos fibres during the period of cover provided by CU.
The claim was settled and Bolton MBC sought an indemnity from insurers.
The court also held that MMI should pay all of Bolton MBC's costs and all of CU's costs, on the basis that it was entitled to recover 20% of those costs from Bolton.
www.cr-law.co.uk /services/insurance/cases/case127.htm   (643 words)

 Bolton formerly in Lancashire, or Bolton-le-Moors, History of the Borough of Bolton in Greater Manchester
The shuttle signifies the manufacture of textiles which featured importantly in Bolton's development as a modern industrial town, and the mule spindle honours Samuel Crompton, inventor of the Spinning Mule who was born and lived in Bolton.
The castle, or stockade is a reference to the "Ton" part of the town name, which simply means "town" or "settlement", and the Lancashire rose indicates that Bolton was historically part of that county until municipal reorganisation in 1972.
The trappings on the elephant show a bishop's mitre, and the rocky moor on which it stands refers to the moors above the town and the fact that the town was formerly known as Bolton-le-Moors.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /towns/bolton1a.html   (344 words)

 Bolton Museums -
Bolton Aquarium is in the basement below the Library behind the Town hall on Le Mans Crescent.
Bolton, the town and its people as photographed by Humphrey Spender for the Mass Observation.
Bolton Museum is one of eight museums and galleries across Greater Manchester commemorating the Bicentennial of the Abolition of Slavery.
www.boltonmuseums.org.uk   (232 words)

 Case study, Bolton Metro Borough Council - Oracle e-Business : FUJITSU UK
Bolton Metropolitan Council receives up to one million callers and two hundred and fifty thousand visitors each year.
Bolton had to cope with a significant programme of change with the creation of a new customer services division for the contact centre and the 'One Stop Shop' facility and the recruitment of staff and the establishment of structures to support these two facilities.
Bolton is working with Fujitsu to harness this management information and to be able to present to Councillors information on what constituents have been asking about.
www.fujitsu.com /uk/casestudies/fs_bolton1.html   (1183 words)

 CIPFA - Education and Training - Prospective Students
Bolton has been assessed as an excellent performing Council under the Government’s Comprehensive Performance Assessment with one of the highest national scores.
In return you will be supported by a comprehensive training package designed not to only to qualify you as a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy but also to give you the opportunity to gain experience of a wide range of financial areas throughout your training.
It is intended that whilst appointments will be made by each organisation, as part of the overall training programme, trainees will be seconded for periods of time, either to the Council or to Bolton at Home to enrich the experience gained during their development.
www.cipfa.org.uk /eandt/prospective/job_show.cfm?news_id=23708   (396 words)

 Bolton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The town of Bolton was granted a charter by William de Ferrers, Earl of Derby; in 1253 but it was not recognized as a borough in the Municipal Corporations Act of 1835.
In 1838 Bolton Borough was established, comprising in area Great Bolton township, part of Little Bolton township and part (Haulgh area) of Tonge with Haulgh township.
In 1872 part of Rumworth township was added to the Borough and in 1877 part of Halliwell township.
www.btinternet.com /~robert.unsworth/bolton/bolton.htm   (159 words)

Bolton Metropolitan Borough is officially part of Greater Manchester, when in April 1974, local government reorganization 'moved' Bolton from Lancashire.
Bolton Metropolitan Borough covers 140 square kilometres (54 square miles) and is made up of eight townships, alphabetically: Blackrod, Bolton, Farnworth, Horwich, Kearsley, Little Lever, South Turton, and Westhoughton.
John Taylor is a Bolton resident who survived a heart attack, and now maintains the Bolton Cardiac Support Group homepages, aimed at cardiac patients and their carers alike.
www.bolton.org.uk /bolton.html   (748 words)

 Bolton Interfaith Council - Statement of Vision
The Bolton Interfaith Council (BIC) has a civic role in working with the Local Authority in major public events which bring together people of different faith groups and of none.
The Local Authority in Bolton has a very good record in consulting organisations which represent single faith groups such as the Bolton Council of Mosques and the Hindu Forum, but the Interfaith Council will increasingly be important as the only body in the Borough which brings faith groups together for discussion, co-operation, and dialogue.
The main faith groups in Bolton and Muslim, Hindu and Christian but there are increasingly small numbers of people from other world faiths moving into Bolton through immigration.
www.boltoninterfaithcouncil.org.uk /5.html   (577 words)

 The Croydon, Lambeth and Southwark (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
(a) the London boroughs of Croydon and Lambeth (affecting the Croydon wards of Norbury and Upper Norwood and the Lambeth ward of Streatham South); and
(b) the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark (affecting the Lambeth wards of Bishop's, Prince's and Vassall, and the Southwark wards of Browning, Cathedral, Faraday, Newington and St Giles).
Transfer to Southwark of large area bounded in the north by Hillingdon Street and Bolton Crescent, in the west by Camberwell New Road, in the east by Farmers Road and in the south by Wyndham Road.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1993/Uksi_19931147_en_1.htm   (1065 words)

 The Bolton and Salford (City and Metropolitan Borough Boundaries) Order 1993   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This Order transfers small areas between the metropolitan borough of Bolton and the city of Salford (both in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester).
Consequential changes are made to city and borough wards, and to the boundaries of petty sessional divisions.
In approximate terms, the land transferred from Bolton to Salford has an total area of 2 hectares, and a population of 137, and that transferred from Salford to Bolton a total area of 0.25 hectares, being unpopulated.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1993/Uksi_19930851_en_1.htm   (750 words)

 Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council - outsourced learning service
Bolton Metro enjoys flagship status within local government for its visionary Organisational Development team that has been responsible for all training and development within Bolton Metro for many years.
A training manager, Maria Lee, who is based on the Bolton MBC site who acts as a point of contact for all training related enquiries.
Chris Hyams at Bolton Metro explains; "We have always recognised the link between equipping our staff with the right skills to do their jobs efficiently and an effective service.
www.knowledgepool.com /company/case_studies/bmbc.html   (401 words)

 Dhimmi Watch: UK: Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council bows to Muslim pressure, bans Holocaust Day
He said: "Bolton, alone of all the local authorities in our area, is not having an HMD event which is a government recommendation." He added: "There may not be many Jews in Bolton but the day is supposed to have an educational message to the whole community.
The problem is this Bolton council has bought the moral genocidal equivalency argument which refuses to acknowledge the true origins,uniqueness and systemic economic and human consequences inherent to the holocaust.
For the Bolton Metropolitan Metropolitan Borough Council, this decision might have been thought of as a final solution.
www.jihadwatch.org /dhimmiwatch/archives/015020.php   (6347 words)

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